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Date:

01/12/16

Goodbye Grand Designs

Sadly, it’s over for Grand Designs! What a massive amount of work the students put into this semesters unit of work. They were truly exhausted at the end! We are just finishing all of the wonderful presentations on their fabulous homes. Everyone has put in a huge effort into their presentations and our 3 assessors […]

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Date:

27/10/16

Book Creating With The Preps

Yesterday we started making alphabet books with the current preps for the 2017 preps. We collaborated with them to take photos of objects, people and actions that began with each letter of the alphabet (i.e F for Flowers). Now we are using Book Creator/slides to put together the pictures to make great little books that […]

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Date:

11/10/16

Measuring Up!

Our Grand Designs are just that, grand. We have been busy planning and drafting the most magnificent sustainable houses 2 million dollars can buy! As part of the plan and design of our homes we have been attempting to draw the houses to scale and not make our lounge rooms the size of Kings Hall. […]

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Date:

07/09/16

Wind Power

The Year 6 students have been working hard this week, filling their brains with all things environmental. As part of their research they have been reading about and researching how wind produces energy. They have produced some lovely little animations about how wind works and/or creates energy. If you click on the links below you […]

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Date:

12/08/16

Literacy, Numeracy and Book Week!

What’s coming up for Literacy, Numeracy and Book Week? Exciting things, that’s for sure! The Great Book Swap! From Monday 22nd – Thursday 25th August the whole school will be doing a book swap! You will be able to swap books within your class, so please bring in old or unwanted books that you would […]

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Date:

03/08/16

What’s happening this semester in Year 6.

Ceres: We had a fantastic excursion to Ceres yesterday, where the students gained insightful knowledge about renewable energy in a variety of forms. We looked at Sustainable Building Design, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Housing. This has strengthened the students knowledge and understanding of what a sustainable house might look like. They will use this information […]

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Date:

20/07/16

Grand Designs is coming to St Kilda PS

This week we have hit the ground running with an intro into our Grand Design unit. The students have already been brainstorming and discussing some of their grand plans. We started off thinking about the big ideas and some of the key questions that will over arch the entire unit, like ‘Why is it important to […]

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Date:

10/05/16

The Great Debate!!!!!

For the past month Year 6 has been working our very own St Kilda Primary School Election! We have been split up into two parties. Both parties have been working on policies to help improve the school. We have a Leader for each party, Deon for the Illuminati Party with Laila as Deputy and Matthew […]

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Date:

28/04/16

Area and Perimeter…

The last 3 days in Grade 6 we have been refreshing our understanding of shape, area and perimeter. We started by going through the properties of 2D shapes, talking about regular and irregular polygons. Then we talked about 3D shapes and had a go at drawing them. First just sketching them and then using Isometric dot […]

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Date:

18/04/16

What’s happening in Grade 6 this term

Hello! Welcome to what is going to be another action packed exciting term in Year 6. To continue to strengthen the communication between home and school, we have put together a brief run down of the learning we will be covering this term. We will continue to showcase the learning on our blog throughout the term […]

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